"She ran to meet him as he alighted; her young Face, over-spread with blushing Joys! his transport exceeded hers! he took her in his Arms with eagerness! he exchang'd all his Pains for Pleasures! there was the Cure of his past Anguish! her Kisses were the Balm to his wounded Mind!"
— Manley, Delarivier (c. 1670-1724)
Delariviere Manley, Secret Memoirs and Manners of Several Persons of Quality, of Both Sexes. From the New Atalantis, an Island in the Mediteranean. Written Originally in Italian, and Translated from the Third Edition of the French. The Second Volume. (London: Printed for John Morphew near Stationer's-Hall, and J. Woodward in St. Christopher's Church-Yard, in Thread-Needle-Street, 1709). <Link to ECCO> <Link to Google Books>